The number of both domestic and international passengers at
Queenstown airport last month were well up on numbers for
January 2012, the Queenstown Airport Corporation announced
Total domestic passengers - 93,224 compared with 86,426 in
January 2012 - was the largest number of domestic passengers
to move through the airport in one month, the corporation
said in a statement.
In January, 24,028 international passengers moved through the
airport, 27.2% more than the previous January (18,884).
In the year to January, a total of 1,168,192 people moved
through the airport. That was an increase of 19.1% compared
with the year ended January 2012 (981,069 passengers). The
corporation said it expected to reach its target of 1.19
million passengers for the 12-month period ending June 2013.